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DENVER – Teenagers won’t need permission slips for indoor tanning beds in Colorado anytime soon.

A House Democrat who proposed parental notification before minors use indoor tanning beds says she’s asking colleagues to reject the idea after she ran into opposition from both sides.

On one hand, ruling Republicans in the House signaled they considered parental notification needless red tape. And on the other side, health advocates said they couldn’t support the bill because they considered it too weak.

More than 30 states limit youth tanning bed use or require parental consent. An industry group said most tanning salons already require parental notification for minors.

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